Posts tagged ‘creative industries’

May 8, 2013

36 Lime Street’s 30th Birthday Party

Saturday 8th June 2013 | 7pm – 12.30am
The Star and Shadow Cinema
Stepney Bank  Newcastle upon Tyne  NE1 2NP

Everyone who has worked in the building over the last 30 years is invited to attend. Please invite old 36 Lime Street friends you are still in touch with.

Helping us celebrate are The Baghdaddies and Archie Brown and the Young Bucks (who will be performing a set of their party numbers). plus DJs Paul Merrick and Graham Warren. Current Members will be putting on nibbles and there will be a well stocked bar.

Mike Mould is putting together VHS material from the last 30 years which will be projected in the cinema throughout the evening.
Our birthday celebrations will continue later on in the year with an exhibition in the gallery space at 36 Lime Street (formally the storage space at the entrance). If you have anything to add to the archive we are using for this exhibition please bring it along to the party. We can make copies and return any originals as required.

RSVP T 0191 261 5666  E

March 10, 2012

Studio Space at 36 Lime Street

36 Lime Street Ltd’s guiding principle is to provide secure, affordable studio spaces for rent for creative artists, and in doing so to contribute towards the regeneration of the building and the area. We aim to foster the principles of co-operation in members involvement with industry and commerce, training and education, and leisure and recreational activities. 36 Lime Street is proud to be a member of the National Federation of Artists’ Studio Providers.

Studio 2B has become available on Level 2 at 36 Lime Street. It has plenty of power sockets, storage space and 2 large windows overlooking the Ouseburn river. 32.93m² Quarterly rent of £341.81

Electricity is charged on a usage basis with the cost of communal areas shared between all studios. Members are responsible for arranging their rates and other utilities. For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact Rachel at

November 25, 2011

Lime Street Looks Lush!

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November 18, 2011

36 Lime Street Grand Raffle at Ouseburn Open Studios

Enamelled jewellery by Allyson Blackman

This years Ouseburn Open Studios offers visitors something different with the 36 Lime Street Grand Raffle.   For more details visit 36 Lime Street Gallery 26th & 27th November 2011 for tickets and prizes.

Sparklehouse, jewellery by Allyson Blackman, can be found on Level 2 at 36 Lime Street.  Allyson Blackman has donated a selection of jewllery.  Allyson makes and sells handmade, copper, silver and enamel jewellery. Each individual piece is hand-cut and decorated using enamel and carefully selected sections of vintage Chintz china patterns.

Glass brooches by Sue Woolhouse and Bowl by Julia Roxburgh

 Original artwork has been donated by a selection of the creative practitioners based at 36 Lime Street.

Sue Woolhouse, architectural glass artist has donated a selection of glass brooches, usually retailing at £10 along with ceramic work by Julia Roxburgh  worth £40.   Julia Roxburgh’s studio can be found on Level 4 at 36 Lime Street.

Sue specialises in the design and fabrication of architectural glass, gifts and awards. Residencies are undertaken within schools, colleges and centres within the heart of the community.
Try your hand at glass fusing using bullseye in a creative and supportive environment with access to professional facilities. You can call Sue for further information regarding future workshops. Sue Woolhouse’s studio can be found on Level 1 at 36 Lime Street.


Helena Seget

Challenging standard approaches to design, Helena Seget’s passion lies in creating idiosyncratic pieces for interior spaces. Working purely in porcelain, her current portfolio includes shelves, floor tiles, furniture and wall art.
Helena also undertakes photographic projects – such as her ‘Tyneside Cinema Chairs’ series, and her collaborative work with her pet rat, ‘Tony Blair Artist-Rat’, which was reported on across the world.

Helena’s work is sold both privately and through local galleries. Commissions are welcomed.


Original Lithograph by Lee Turner, Hole Editions.


 Lee Turner (Hole Editions) has provided two original Lithographs depicting local scenes. Hole Editions is an independent printer and publisher of direct hand printed fine art lithographs. Collaborating with local, national and international artists.  Hole Editions can be found on Level 2 at 36 Lime Street.

Lee Turner

Steve Marshall 'Stranded Red Boat'

Stephen John  Marshall has worked as an artist in the community for many years either individually or with other artists, particularly Malcolm Smith.

The work he has undertaken covers a large range including banners, commissions, coordination of projects, events, murals, mosaics, sessional projects, teaching in schools and workshops.

 Louis Bradley, organiser of the Grand Raffle has a studio on Level 2 at 36 Lime Street and will be showing a selection of new work inclduing silk-screenprints made recently at Northern Print, also taking part in Ouseburn Open Studios.

Recent work by Louise Bradley

October 29, 2011

Behind the scenes at 36 Lime street

Colin Hagan

 Graphic Designer Colin Hagan, also known as Northern Design, plays an important role in the preparations that go into the Ouseburn Open Studios weekend at 36 Lime Street.

Publicity and Marketing is  key to promoting the organisation and the practitioners taking part in the weekends events.  Planning and preparation takes place weeks in advance, although there are always the last minute deadlines and alterations made.


Colin’s studio at 36 Lime street is not only his workplace but a space for exhibiting his own projects including a collection of Ampersand’s made from various materials including, wood, glass and ceramic.   A range of hand printed silk-screen prints hang on the wall reflecting Colin’s passion for Jazz and Blues music.

October 18, 2011

Welcome to 36 Lime Street Blog

Welcome to 36 Lime street Blog.

This blog’s aim is to keep you up to date with current events, developments and practitioners work at 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley.